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Symplectic Elements and Apollo

This section is about Symplectic Elements and Apollo:

  • How to deposit an article in Symplectic Elements on behalf of a researcher. 
  • An interactive tool to find out which version you can use.

Depositing a manuscript in Symplectic Elements

In this video:

  • How to deposit an article on behalf of an author
  • Adding a manual record
  • Article version information
  • The University's Self-Archiving Policy

Which version can I share?

Not sure how to tell what is an accepted manuscript that can be shared on Symplectic Elements? Take this interactive tutorial to understand what features to look out for.

What systems do we use?

The University of Cambridge uses the following main systems for supporting Open Research:

  • Apollo Repository - contains research outputs and theses from the University, as well as datasets.
  • Symplectic Elements - used by members of the University to deposit articles, datasets and theses.
  • Researchfish - web-based system used by UKRI to collect the research outcomes and outputs of award holders.
  • ORCID ID - provides a persistent digital identifier (an ORCID iD) that researchers own and control, and that distinguishes them from every other researcher.
  • Altmetric - collects and collates information on online activity surrounding research articles.
  • Dimensions - database of linked data in one platform.


What is Researchfish?

Researchfish is a web-based system used by UKRI and several charitable and public funding bodies to collect the research outcomes and outputs of its award holders.

Information can be found via the Research Operations Office page on Researchfish (Raven log in required)

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